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District Sales Manager Salary

The nationwide average salary for District Sales Managers is $71K per year, but those working at Johnson & Johnson can pull down an average $168K. Eli Lilly and Company, Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, and Monsanto Company also offer top salaries for District Sales Managers. Workers at these firms can expect to earn about $166K, $133K, and $73K, respectively. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$43,755 - $111,027
(Median)
$44K
$71K
$110K
MEDIAN: $70,719
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$9.79 - $25.68
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$26
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$43,755 - $111,027  
   
Bonus
$1,965 - $34,125  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $15,649  
Commission
$0.00 - $40,645  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$49,228 - $137,413  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,067
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$9.79 - $25.68  
   
Overtime
$12.50 - $35.31  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,965 - $34,125  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $40,645  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $15,649  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$49,228 - $137,413  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 28
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Job Description for District Sales Manager

District sales managers are responsible for regionwide sales in their organization. Among their main responsibilities are monitoring and contributing to marketing campaigns. They oversee daily sales operations and submit reports frequently, as well as interact with other departments within the organization to strengthen output. They ensure safety standards are followed and help resolve team conflicts. They also identify communication problems and escalate according to company policies, as well as develop great customer relationship, and maintain cordiality with vendors. District sales managers create strategies to maximize sale and are responsible for training workers with new sales techniques. They coordinate product launch and focus on customer satisfaction. District sales managers report to the sales president, and their schedule can vary depending on company and project requirements.

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District Sales Manager Tasks

  • Develop, forecast and monitor budget and utilize operational resources.
  • Ensure execution of the developed sales strategies, objectives, goals and targeted revenue generation.
  • Supervise sales professional staff and give sales plan direction.
  • Plan and implement sales programs for one or more of the company's product line.
  • Manage sales professional staff across multiple locations.

Common Career Paths for District Sales Manager


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District Sales Managers sometimes assume positions such as VPs of Sales. That role pays $144K per year on average. When District Sales Managers are ready for the next step in their careers, they often become Regional Sales Managers or Regional Managers of Sales. Those roles pay an additional $3K and $4K, respectively.

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Popular Skills for District Sales Manager


Survey takers working as District Sales Managers report using a large range of professional skills. Most notably, facility with Technical Sales, Strategic Sales, and Leadership are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 27 percent, 17 percent, and 9 percent, respectively. Skills that pay less than market rate include Operations Management, Customer Relationship Management, and Account Sales. It is not unusual for someone who knows Leadership to be familiar with Sales Management as well.

Pay by Experience Level for District Sales Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For District Sales Managers, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $67K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $77K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $92K in this role. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $96K.

Pay Difference by Location


Surpassing the national average by 28 percent, District Sales Managers in Los Angeles receive some of the highest pay in the country. District Sales Managers will also find cushy salaries in San Diego (+26 percent), Minneapolis (+21 percent), Philadelphia (+21 percent), and New York (+16 percent). With compensation 13 percent below the national average, Indianapolis is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market.

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Experience Affects District Sales Manager Salaries



National Average
$81,000



Skills That Affect District Sales Manager Salaries








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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 362 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 9%
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